Nadal: “Being part of this historic moment will be something incredible and unforgettable for me” | Video
the spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal was shown this Thursday “Excited” to share court with Roger Federer in the doubles match Laver Cup 2022, to be held this Friday, a duel that will be last in the professional career of the Swissan “unforgettable” moment also for the Balearic Islands.
At the press conference prior to the start of the competition, which will take place at the London O2 Arena, between September 23 and 25, Nadal noted:
After all the incredible things that we share together on and off the track, being part of this historic moment will be something incredible and unforgettable for me.
The Spanish tennis player waits “to be able to have a good time” playing at a “decent” level alongside the Swiss, with whom he is convinced that he will be able to “win the match”.
I hope the fans will support us a lot. I’m super excited to be here with the team and of course being on the track, and having Roger (Federer) by my side once again is going to be something I look forward to.
The duo of tennis legends will face the American pairing made up of Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe.
Nadal, champion of 22 titles grandsalam, celebrated the “incredible rivalry” between the two tennis players, members of the ‘Big 4‘, beside Andy Murrayof which they have to be “very proud”.
I have been a calm rival, although sometimes it is not easy because we play very important things for our careers. But at the same time, we were able to understand that, in the end, personal relationships are more important than professional ones, and I think we were able to handle it in the right way.
Nadal confessed that this Friday’s meeting will be “special” for him, although “more” for Federer. “One of the most important players, if not the most important, in tennis.”he expressed.
Nadal and Federer rivals in nine ‘Grand Slam’ finals in a positive balance for the Spaniard with six victories, they already formed a doubles pair in the Laver Cup 2017, when the americans were imposed Sock and John Isner.
(With information from Europe Press)